It sounds far too good to be true: a salary of more than $100,000, a free home on a palm-fringed island and all the snorkeling you can be bothered with. The successful applicant will have plenty of time to explore the Great Barrier Reef.Click here to read the entire story and how you can apply!
The successful applicant will have plenty of time to explore the Great Barrier Reef.
However, it is true and a very clever marketing ploy to boot.
Australia's Tourism Queensland has garnered worldwide media coverage by advertising the "best job in the world" -- the post of caretaker on Hamilton island in the Great Barrier Reef.
The six-month contract, according to Tourism Queensland, comes with flexible working hours and the successful applicant's "key responsibilities" include exploring the area to discover what is on offer and to report back weekly via blogs, photo diaries, video updates and media interviews.
Monday, January 12, 2009
Wouldn't you want a JOB like THIS?
Apparently, life's a beach with a job like this.